FRANCE: Coty v. Sapene

Women of the U. S. who like to put a drop of Coty perfume behind their ears were all approval, last week, when gallant Perfumer-Publisher Francois Coty founded a new newspaper, The Evening Friend-of-the-People (L'Ami du Peuple du Soir), and took up editorial cudgels in defense of the U. S. cinema industry, which sorely needs a champion in France.

Like Great Britain, Germany, Italy, Spain and many another European state, France has long had a system of restricting U. S. film imports. The reason is similar to that which caused Congress to put...

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